Period
to 31 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South West > Somerset
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 25 33
Rank change year-on-year +22 +8 -13
Permanent jobs citing Degree 119 91 71
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 19.87% 10.42% 7.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 70.83% 53.53% 38.59%
Number of salaries quoted 135 83 67
Median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -11.39% -7.06%
10th Percentile £33,580 £25,525 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £56,250 £60,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Somerset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 168 170 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 28.05% 19.47% 18.74%
Number of salaries quoted 144 138 162
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,713 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,875 £60,000
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Salary Trend in Somerset

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in Somerset.

Salary trend for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Salary Histogram in Somerset

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in Somerset over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 31 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +3 46 £58,750 +109.82% 3
Yeovil +15 25 £38,300 -14.89% 1
Portishead +2 22 £37,035 +14.80%
Street +10 10 £52,500 -
Taunton +9 6 £45,278 +18.57%
Minehead 0 4 £50,000 -
Clevedon -7 3 £25,000 -23.08%
Shepton Mallet - 1 £62,500 -
Wells - 1 £45,000 - 1
Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Degree.

1 70 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (36.97%) Software Engineering
3 38 (31.93%) Finance
4 37 (31.09%) Computer Science
5 30 (25.21%) Mentoring
5 30 (25.21%) Java
6 29 (24.37%) Python
6 29 (24.37%) Security Cleared
7 25 (21.01%) Computer Science Degree
8 24 (20.17%) Time Management
8 24 (20.17%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (20.17%) Linux
8 24 (20.17%) Aerospace
9 23 (19.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 23 (19.33%) C#
9 23 (19.33%) Data Centre
9 23 (19.33%) Marketing
9 23 (19.33%) Systems Engineering
10 22 (18.49%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (18.49%) Tactical Data Link
11 20 (16.81%) C++
11 20 (16.81%) Pair Programming
11 20 (16.81%) Use Case
11 20 (16.81%) Customer Requirements
12 19 (15.97%) Management Information System
12 19 (15.97%) JavaScript
12 19 (15.97%) Microsoft
13 18 (15.13%) Windows
14 17 (14.29%) OO
14 17 (14.29%) Active Directory

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.04%) OpenStack
2 4 (3.36%) Apache
2 4 (3.36%) ArcGIS
3 3 (2.52%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.24%) AWS
1 11 (9.24%) Azure
2 6 (5.04%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (3.36%) SaaS
4 3 (2.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.52%) Office 365
5 2 (1.68%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.68%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.49%) Tactical Data Link
2 14 (11.76%) NAS
2 14 (11.76%) SAN
3 10 (8.40%) LAN
3 10 (8.40%) WAN
4 9 (7.56%) Cisco IPT
4 9 (7.56%) DNS
4 9 (7.56%) Firewall
4 9 (7.56%) IP Telephony
4 9 (7.56%) Network Security
4 9 (7.56%) VLAN
5 3 (2.52%) HTTP
6 2 (1.68%) Intranet
7 1 (0.84%) Skype
7 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.20%) Big Data
2 5 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.20%) Geospatial Data
2 5 (4.20%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.52%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (2.52%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.84%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (0.84%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 13 (10.92%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (10.08%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.88%) TeamCity
4 6 (5.04%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.04%) Mercurial
5 5 (4.20%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.52%) GitLab
6 3 (2.52%) Maven
6 3 (2.52%) MSTest
6 3 (2.52%) NUnit
6 3 (2.52%) Selenium
6 3 (2.52%) Subversion
6 3 (2.52%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.68%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 38 (31.93%) Finance
2 24 (20.17%) Aerospace
3 23 (19.33%) Marketing
4 9 (7.56%) Military
5 3 (2.52%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.68%) Electronics
7 1 (0.84%) Advertising
7 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.84%) Police
Job Titles
1 39 (32.77%) Software Engineer
2 21 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
3 17 (14.29%) Developer
4 13 (10.92%) Python Engineer
4 13 (10.92%) Python Software Engineer
5 12 (10.08%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 11 (9.24%) C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (8.40%) Architect
7 10 (8.40%) AWS Engineer
7 10 (8.40%) C Software Engineer
7 10 (8.40%) Embedded C Engineer
7 10 (8.40%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 10 (8.40%) Embedded Engineer
7 10 (8.40%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 10 (8.40%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (7.56%) Network Engineer
8 9 (7.56%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (7.56%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.04%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.04%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.45%) .NET
2 11 (9.24%) .NET Core
2 11 (9.24%) ASP.NET
2 11 (9.24%) HTML
3 10 (8.40%) CSS
4 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (5.88%) HTML5
5 6 (5.04%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.36%) JSP
6 4 (3.36%) Middleware
7 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET Core
7 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (2.52%) Dapper ORM
7 3 (2.52%) Entity Framework
7 3 (2.52%) REST
7 3 (2.52%) Spring
7 3 (2.52%) Vue.js
8 2 (1.68%) Node.js
8 2 (1.68%) React
9 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.17%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (19.33%) Data Centre
3 19 (15.97%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.20%) Cloud Native
5 4 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.36%) User Experience
6 3 (2.52%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.84%) Analogue Electronics
7 1 (0.84%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.17%) Linux
2 18 (15.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (36.97%) Software Engineering
3 37 (31.09%) Computer Science
4 30 (25.21%) Mentoring
5 24 (20.17%) Time Management
6 23 (19.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 23 (19.33%) Systems Engineering
7 22 (18.49%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (16.81%) Customer Requirements
8 20 (16.81%) Pair Programming
8 20 (16.81%) Use Case
9 17 (14.29%) OO
9 17 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 16 (13.45%) Decision-Making
11 15 (12.61%) Configuration Management
11 15 (12.61%) UML
12 14 (11.76%) MVC
12 14 (11.76%) OOD
12 14 (11.76%) SDLC
12 14 (11.76%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.21%) Java
2 29 (24.37%) Python
3 23 (19.33%) C#
4 20 (16.81%) C++
5 19 (15.97%) JavaScript
6 16 (13.45%) C
7 13 (10.92%) SQL
8 11 (9.24%) Embedded C
9 7 (5.88%) Bash Shell
9 7 (5.88%) Go
10 6 (5.04%) Groovy
10 6 (5.04%) Kotlin
11 4 (3.36%) Rust
12 3 (2.52%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.52%) Ruby
12 3 (2.52%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.84%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (24.37%) Security Cleared
2 25 (21.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (11.76%) MCSE
3 14 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (7.56%) CCIE
4 9 (7.56%) CCNP
4 9 (7.56%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (6.72%) Master's Degree
6 3 (2.52%) BC Cleared
6 3 (2.52%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (2.52%) PhD
7 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.84%) CISA
8 1 (0.84%) CISM
8 1 (0.84%) CISSP
8 1 (0.84%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.84%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) GDPR
2 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 17 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 11 (9.24%) Docker
4 6 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (11.76%) SCCM
1 14 (11.76%) SCOM
1 14 (11.76%) SCVMM
2 11 (9.24%) Kubernetes
3 6 (5.04%) Ansible
3 6 (5.04%) Rancher
3 6 (5.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (15.97%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.76%) 3PAR
3 9 (7.56%) Cisco
3 9 (7.56%) F5
3 9 (7.56%) FireEye
3 9 (7.56%) Infoblox
3 9 (7.56%) Juniper
4 6 (5.04%) VMware
5 3 (2.52%) Cadence
5 3 (2.52%) HP
5 3 (2.52%) IBM
5 3 (2.52%) Marketo
5 3 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.52%) Symantec
5 3 (2.52%) Veritas
6 2 (1.68%) Capita